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Report of the Joint Committee in compliance with the National Green Tribunal order, May 30, 2022 in the matter of Original Application No. 55/2022 (Kashinath Jagannath Thakur Vs Grampanchayat Shirki & Others).

The matter related to the construction of anganwadi by Grampanchayat Shirki, Survey No. 152, village Bori, taluka Pen, district Raigad on land falling under CRZ-I. Construction of any kind is prohibited on land falling under CRZ-I as the area falls within 50 meters of the High Tide Line (HTL).

The order of the Karnataka High Court in the matter of Somashekar Shankarappa Hurukadli Vs The State of Karnataka & Others.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal on its Own Motion Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 06/09/2022.

The Green Tribunal directed Municipal Corporation Howrah to file report on Howrah Wholesale Fish market Howrah Municipal Corporation was directed by the NGT to file on record the action plan and guidelines framed by it to be followed by the Howrah Wholesale Fish market in the process of carrying on its operations in an environmentally clean atmosphere.

People in the urban informal sector have suffered disproportionately during the COVID-19 pandemic and face a highly uncertain future. While supporting the livelihoods of most of the developing world’s urban poor, the informal sector also deprives them of basic services and social protection.

Order of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of C. P. Ajithkumar & Others Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 08/08/2022.

The matter related to road accidents taking place due to bad condition of roads on the National Highway.

The Amicus Curiae (Vinod Bhat) brought to the notice of the court  that a person has  has died, falling into a pothole in the National Highway at Athani. Also, some stretches of the NH, particularly at Chalakkudy, Kodungalloor, Orumanayoor have developed huge craters and potholes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaur Atulyam Apartment Owners Association Vs Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority & Others dated 05/08/2022.

Gaur Atulyam Apartment Owners Association filed an application in the NGT under Section 14 of the National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 regarding construction of mobile towers in green belts including green belt in front of Gaur Atulyam Society, Greater Nodia.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Nikunj Developers Vs Videocon Tower A Cooperative Housing Society Ltd. & Others dated 26/07/2022.

Brackish Water Research Centre, an NGO, based in Surat, Gujarat approached the NGT for prohibiting construction of a jetty by Deendayal Port Authority, Kutch district through its contractors without obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC). It was said that concerned authorities were also approached, however, no action has been taken so far. The bench of Justice Dinesh Kumar Singh of the Western Zone Bench, Pune admitted the application and noted that "substantial question of environment appears to be made out in the present matter".

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Paul Lobo & Others Vs Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority & Others dated 15/07/2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raja Singh Vs Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs & Others dated 13/07/2022.

The applicant (Raja Singh) is an architect and his grievance in the application is against faulty designing of certain buildings and of ventilation systems, adversely affecting natural ventilation thereby resulting in excessive and avoidable use of energy and also depriving occupants of natural light and oxygen.

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